Spiced Ginger Cookies Recipe

Spiced Ginger Cookies Recipe

How To Make Spiced Ginger Cookies

These crisp ginger cookies have the warm flavors of cinnamon, allspice, and white pepper and are topped with turbinado sugar.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Cool Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Total: 2 hours



  • cupsall purpose flour
  • 2tspbaking soda
  • 2tspground ginger
  • 1tspcinnamon
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½tspground allspice
  • ¼tspfreshly ground white pepper
  • 2unsalted butter stick
  • ¼cupgranulated sugar
  • ¼cuplight brown sugar
  • 1large egg
  • 1cuphoney
  • 1cupturbinado or coarse sugar


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk the flour with the baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, salt, allspice, and white pepper. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer, beat the butter until creamy.

  2. Add the granulated sugar and the light brown sugar and beat at medium-high speed until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg and honey. Beat in the dry ingredients at low speed until combined.

  3. Transfer the dough to a sheet of plastic wrap, flatten into a disk and refrigerate for about 30 minutes until firm.

  4. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line 3 baking sheets with parchment paper. Spread the turbinado sugar on a plate. Roll the dough into 1-inch balls and roll generously in the turbinado sugar.

  5. Transfer to the baking sheets, about 1½ inches apart. Using a flat-bottomed glass, press each cookie to a 1½-inch round. Working with one baking sheet at a time, bake the cookies for 15 to 16 minutes, until they are deeply golden and the tops are cracked.

  6. Cool the baking sheets on wire racks.


  • Calories: 101.55kcal
  • Fat: 3.98g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.46g
  • Trans Fat: 0.15g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.03g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.19g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.37g
  • Fiber: 0.22g
  • Sugar: 11.76g
  • Protein: 0.81g
  • Cholesterol: 14.00mg
  • Sodium: 58.11mg
  • Calcium: 4.49mg
  • Potassium: 15.06mg
  • Iron: 0.35mg
  • Vitamin A: 33.89µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.05mg
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